A Color of His Own Activities | Digital and PDF

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
Formats Included
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  • Activity
20 + Digital Option
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  1. Leo Lionni is a wonderful children's author for second and third graders, and it's great to have grab and go materials. This bundle includes before/during/after activities for each of the titles below to make an author study easy to implement. TITLES INCLUDED:FrederickSwimmyFish is FishA Color of Hi
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A Color of His Own is a sweet book about a chameleon finding his style. This PRINT AND GO unit includes before, during, after activities for the reading skills below. Make teaching EASY and EFFECTIVE with this bundle.


  • schema building (Give one, Get on about Showing Your Colors)
  • vocabulary organizer and word cards
  • point of view (2 pages)
  • character traits
  • making connections
  • cause/effect
  • visualizing
  • sequencing
  • BME retelling
  • guided reading column notes
  • questioning task cards and recording form for Scoot
  • writing in response to the reading

20 pages total

This unit can be purchased individually, but is also included in an Leo Lionni Author Study. Other units included in the author study are:



Fish is Fish

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse

A Busy Year

Inch by Inch

Be sure to check out my Leo Lionni Author Study for the best value.

Leo Lionni Author Study Bundle

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Total Pages
20 + Digital Option
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.


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